Fibular osteochondroma presenting as chronic ankle sprain.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

A 19-year-old baseball player was referred for assessment of recurrent sprains of the right ankle. This was found to be secondary to a palsy of the common peroneal nerve that was compressed by an osteochondroma of the fibular neck. The lesion was resected from the fibula and the patient made a complete recovery. We present this case as an example of a rare underlying problem in a patient who was initially diagnosed as having a sports-related ankle injury.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Montella, BJ; O'Farrell, DA; Furr, WS; Harrelson, JM

Published Date

  • April 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 207 - 209

PubMed ID

  • 7787978

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1071-1007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1177/107110079501600407


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States